Monday, July 15, 2019

The Slave Monument in Zanzibar

Zanzibar was, for hundreds of years, the center of East African slave trade. We toured the old slave quarters and the museum. It was harsh.

The actual slave market has been replaced with an Anglican Church - the British were the beneficiaries of the slave trade, but also the key forces to stopping it.

The monument is quite provocative in context.
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